Longtime Borneo watcher Joe Fernandez has been writing for many years on both sides of the Southeast Asia Sea. He should not be mistaken for a namesake formerly with the Daily Express in Kota Kinabalu. JF keeps a Blog under FernzTheGreat on the nature of human relationships.
The Israeli Parliament can grant Amnesty for Hamas, thereby avoiding contradiction in terms, i.e. fullscale siege of the Gaza Strip after temporary ceasefire for hostage exchange ends, and Israel shedding more blood!
Malaysian in Malaya at least who have roots in India and China, for example, can be Malay citizen, Borneo being different kettle of fish, being work in progress Equal Partnership Of Malay Federation And Borneo Territories in Malaysia under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA'63)!
The Palestinian in Old Free Palestine, the Hebrew and Aramaic speaking people declared by the Roman Empire in the Biblical Holy Land, having Jewish character, escapes the fate of the Arabic-speaking post-1948 Palestinian who may end up like the Philistinian in history!
Jew can no longer out-compete the others if everyone in the Biblical Holy Land habitually speaks Hebrew, and adopts Jewish culture as well, along with their original culture, literature, customs, traditions, rituals, attire, and local food!
Israel and India at the same time may draw closer than ever before on the Biblical Holy Land, based purely on the rule of law and bound by common values, as China signals that it can't be with the Jewish state for peace in the Middle East!
Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim must exercise point by point right of reply with PAS in particular on issues in conflict in the Biblical Holy Land, especially on the Hamas attack on 7 October, and not masquerade as Malaysia punching gung ho above puny weight in international affairs!